Plane cabins are cramped, smelly and noisy places. Between the crying babies, uncomfortable seating and freaky turbulence, it’s easy to see why so many people suffer from in-flight anxiety! Luckily, there are, however, a few natural items you can pack in your carry-on to help calm your nerves while flying. Keep reading to find out our top 5 picks!
Posted on December 27 2018
Posted on November 27 2018
More Australians than ever before are having difficulty sleeping at least a few times a week or more, and are also suffering from sleep-related issues throughout the day such as fatigue and irritability. While there’s no exact science for getting a good night’s sleep, there are, of course, a few things that can help you catch more of those sweet zzz’s.
Posted on November 13 2018
Maybe you’ve heard of ‘moon milk’—the DIY Ayurvedic sleep trend that’s all over Instagram right now? Snap-happy foodies and bloggers are going crazy for these dreamy pastel pink, blue, purple and green concoctions. Moon milk is made by warming milk in a saucepan, adding a dollop of honey, coconut oil or ghee, and stirring in a variety of spices, herbs and superfoods.
Posted on November 07 2018
Natural nootropics (sometimes referred to as ‘smart drugs’) are plant, herb and root extracts that can enhance your cognitive performance. Predicted to be one of the biggest health and wellness trends in 2019, these brain-boosting supplements have surged in popularity recently because of the biohacking movements in silicon valley.
Posted on October 30 2018
How do you get pearly white teeth & minty-fresh breath without toxic chemicals? Coconut oil pulling is an ancient ayurvedic dental care technique that involves swishing cold-pressed coconut oil around in your mouth for 10-20 minutes a day. After ‘pulling’ the bad bacteria from your mouth, you spit out the oil, rinse with warm water & brush your teeth.
Posted on October 15 2018
You might not think of sweet, sticky honey as a wound healing powerhouse, but the antibacterial power of Manuka honey is so strong it could be the antidote doctors need to wipe out superbugs and help patients recover from infections faster. An Australian study has shown Manuka honey may be a more effective method of killing harmful bacteria than traditional antibiotics.
Posted on September 22 2018
Posted on September 16 2018
What colour is your tongue? Is it white? Yellow? Pink? When bacteria accumulates on the tongue it often forms a thick white coating, but that coating can also be yellow-ish, red or even brown. Each colour can signify different issues in the body, but in general, this bacteria can cause bad breath, and increases the incidence of gum disease and tonsillitis.
Posted on September 01 2018
As many practitioners believe the gut needs to be taken care of first before we can heal anything else, we wanted to give you an update on some of the newer, and lesser-known products that can help. So if you have unresolved gut issues and would like to try something new, there will be at least one out of these four you haven’t tried before!
Posted on August 19 2018
This solo capsule is an infrared sauna perfect for deep healing and detoxification. It’s different from regular saunas, steam rooms, and infrared saunas. Every sauna has its health benefits, but some have greater effects than others. If you want to know how you can benefit using the solo capsule and where you can try it out in Melbourne then this post is for you.
Posted on July 22 2018
Intermittent fasting is one of few ways you can lose weight, gain muscle and detox the body without changing your diet. How? By changing when you eat, not what you eat or the amount you eat. It’s simple. One change that can be adapted to suit different lifestyles and schedules. Here are a few things you ought to know before you begin.
Posted on July 08 2018
Why apple cider vinegar (ACV)? ACV is known for being healthy, but how specifically? Well, it... Primes your body for digestion by activating the vagus nerve - which starts at the bitter taste buds of the tongue and runs into the digestive tract. Initiating the production of enzymes, stomach acid and more, so you can better break down and absorb your food.
Posted on June 10 2018
Probiotics are live bacteria used to replenish the gut. So for the majority, probiotics are safe and highly beneficial - linked to improvements in mood, memory, attention, and energy - but for some, they do more harm than good. If you notice any reaction after taking a probiotic, this post will help you understand why and what to do about it.